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Andrew Davies

Wates closes landmark Shepherd deal

1 Oct 15

Firm set to increase turnover by £300m with acquisition of Shepherd’s engineering and facilities management arms this week

5-6 Stanhope Gate

Multiplex lined up for £80m Mayfair flats

1 Oct 15

Contractor close to securing luxury residential scheme near Hyde Park Corner



Sustainability: Energy performance contracts

6 Oct 15

Energy Performance Contracts are increasing in popularity as a way of delivering large-scale energy savings in existing buildings

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Hansom HT

Hansom: Such stuff as dreams are made on

2 Oct 15

This week, trips to Mars, gossip about a third runway at Heathrow, celebrations from yesteryear and a desk that turns into a bed - but donating blood at Gleeds quickly turns into a nightmare

Project news

Earls Court

HSE finds no asbestos issues at Earls Court

6 Oct 15

No evidence found to back up concerns over handling of asbestos at the redevelopment of Earls Court

Four Pancras Square Kings Cross

Universal Music to become King's Cross resident

6 Oct 15

Universal Music is leaving its current home in Kensington for Argent’s King’s Cross development


Deal struck to unlock £180m of east London schemes

5 Oct 15

GLA and investment trust Sergro have agreed to develop 86 acres of industrial land

Great Charles Place Birmingham

£100m Birmingham PRS scheme unveiled

1 Oct 15

Joint venture partners Sterling Property Ventures and Long Harbour have revealed plans for a £100m PRS scheme in Birmingham

Regent's Park Estate - HS2 replacement homes by Matthew Lloyd Architects - Hampstead Road

Go-ahead for HS2 replacement homes

1 Oct 15

Architects designed 116 homes across eight sites near Euston station

RSHP's winning proposal for the LSE's Global Centre for Social Sciences - Team E

LSE launches design competition for £100m building

25 Sep 15

RIBA run competition will pick winner next April

Sketch of the week

Sketch London

Sketch of the week: Sky Garden view

2 Oct 15

This week Philip Buckingham sketches a view of London from the Walkie Talkie’s Sky Garden


Image of the week: Tate expectations

2 Oct 15

Set to open in June 2016


Joey Gardiner

The nuclear option

2 Oct 15

Senior party representatives seemed determined not to get engaged in too many policy specifics which might frighten the horses


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Nuclear haste

2 Oct 15

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is edging closer to reality, with backing from China. But the nearer it gets to going ahead, the greater the opposition gathering against it. Can the industry finally start believing it will happen?


Construction Rocks

Building at Construction Rocks

2 Oct 15 | By James Clegg

Construction rocks. We all know that.

From the archive

archive a dog nose best

From the Archives in 1990

2 Oct 15

Building gets to know Sam, Scrappy and Goldie


Tony Bingham

In the right spirit

2 Oct 15 | By Tony Bingham

A High Court judge had to remind the parties in a recent case what adjudication was for - not a gladiatorial legal arena but a quick fix

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